Los Angeles: The Getty

The Getty was a stretch goal for my first conscious, wide awake, intentional visit to Los Angeles. Nowhere near where we were staying closer to downtown LA, we decided at the last minute to take the Lyft ride across town- I mean, how bad could it be? Ummm, it was pretty bad and the epitome … Continue reading

Los Angeles: Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation

The Marciano Foundation wasn’t on my list (have to leave some room for serendipity) but there was an Ai Wei Wei exhibit my friend found out about and a red dot room she had photo plans for- so we got our free reservations (YAY LA!) and off we went. Coming from our airbnb in Little … Continue reading

Los Angeles: Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels

The last stop on our tour of the downtown Los Angeles area was the Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels. I was a bit on the fence about visiting- the pictures online weren’t that compelling- BUT there was an accessible crypt which was right up the alley of some our best friends who we … Continue reading

Los Angeles: The Broad

Second on our stop on my list for downtown Los Angeles, after the Bradbury Building, was The Broad. I definitely put The Broad building into my bucket of “don’t judge a book by its cover”. I had seen pictures of the Bradbury, so I had some concept of its experience, but I had not for … Continue reading

Los Angeles: Bradbury Building

The first of many stops on my list of buildings to see in Los Angeles, the Bradbury Building set a high standard for the rest. Jammed amongst other high rises in downtown LA, one would never know that this gem existed amongst the rest. Upon entry, its breathtaking the height of the interior atrium. Most … Continue reading